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Radio Documentary Series to address Criminal Sexual Conduct

103.7 The Beat and M106 FM

Criminal Sexual Conduct: What Needs to Change?

September 2017
Mondays and Tuesdays at 2:00 pm ESTon 103.7 The Beat
Mondays and Tuesdays at 3:00 pm EST on M106 FM

This 4-hour radio documentary is co-produced by WUVS-LP and Connie Nesbary International LLC and supported by a grant from the Corporation of Public Broadcasting. Listen in, with moderator Connie Nesbary, MA LPC LLP, as we begin conversations with survivors and experts from across the U.S. exploring solutions to the pandemic of criminal sexual conduct. Our hope is that this program will raise awareness of the issues, promote compassion through understanding, and encourage conversations in communities about what changes need to be made so that all are safer from criminal sexual conduct.

Survivor Healing Journeys will air September 4th and 5th and features Donna Jenson, activist, and author of Healing My Life from Incest to Joy; Bill Murray, founder of the National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse; Sarah Hodges, Owner of Innerform, Inc. and founder of the Beautiful Shame Campaign; and Rachel Thompson, owner of BadRedHead Media and author of Broken Places and Broken Pieces.

Changing our Language and Culture will air September 11th and 12th and features Attorney Rebecca O’Connor, Vice President of Public Policy at RAINN; Sunshine O’Connor, survivor and author of books in the Damsel in Defense line; and Ebony Tucker, JD, Advocacy Director at the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence.

Human Trafficking: Raising Awareness and Changing Perspectives will air September 18th and 19th and features Kaethe Morris Hoffer, Executive Director of the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE); Lindsey Ross, a survivor of incest and trafficking; and Caleb Probst, Education Manager for CAASE.

Law Enforcement and Legislation airs on September 25th and 26th featuring Sharyn Lynn Anderson-Campbell, former corrections officer and police officer, and author of The Cry No One Heard; Bryan Derr, advocate and survivor; Wendy Guidry, national speaker and survivor, and Senator Steven Bieda of Michigan representing District 9.

Listen at or, or on respective apps available on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry World (M106FM only). Interview opinions are not necessarily those of WUVS-LP or Connie Nesbary International LLC.

Special thanks to Keiko Matsui for permission for Connie Nesbary to record “Tears of the Ocean” which was used as background music in this documentary.

For statistics or support, call the RAINN hotline at 800-656-4673 or visit

To request the mp3 recording (free and available October 1st), transcripts or study guides (donation requested) or for Connie Nesbary to speak at  your site, please click on this link.

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